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Goals Review
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      0 comments

I started 2018 with these fitness goals: 1.) run 4 days per week 2.) strength train and cross-train at least 2 days per week 3.) do yoga at least 10 minutes every day (more if possible) My goals for eating healthier are: 1.) drink 6... Read more
Finally a Run!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      1 comments

Tuesday morning we got another round of snow, about 2 inches on top of what we got last Friday. The previous snow/ice had not melted! This morning I was ready to get out of the house so I put on my running gear for single digit temperatures and ... Read more
5th Day of No Running 😖
Monday, January 15, 2018      3 comments

My last day to run outside was last Wednesday because of the weather! I do not have a treadmill and I have not been able to run outside because of ice and snow. That is not to say that I have been sitting on my rump not doing anything. I have ri... Read more
What I discovered when I slowed my eating!
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      4 comments

Food has a taste! I usually scramble eggs in olive oil and this morning I discovered that you can really taste the olive oil. I don't like it, but I have been eating so fast that I had not noticed the taste before! My husband had made a comment ... Read more
St. Jude Half-Marathon Report
Saturday, December 02, 2017      1 comments

My 5th half-marathon is in the books. It is quite the experience running through the St. Jude campus during the half-marathon. The course was somewhat of a challenge. There were quite a few hills, some steep and some just long. I finished in 2:4... Read more
Finally time for half-marathon!
Friday, December 01, 2017      3 comments

I registered for the St. Jude half-marathon in June! I have trained for 14 weeks and I am injury free, except for a few aches. Six months is a long time to wait and anticipate a race. Ready to join the corral tomorrow morning! Going to do it thi... Read more
Compulsive Eating!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      0 comments

I have been a member of Spark for almost 9 years. I started out really tracking my food and exercise but over the years I have faded. I made a feeble attempt to reconnect last spring but I was not committed so that too fell to the wayside. I rec... Read more
A small victory!
Monday, June 17, 2013      5 comments

We went to the beach last Thursday for 6 days, we got back on Tuesday. When I got on the scales Wednesday morning I was shocked at the weight I had gained, even with keeping up my running. Obviously my calories-in had exceeded my calories-out. S... Read more
Knee and Elbow Have Road Rash!
Monday, June 17, 2013      2 comments

Well it has finally happened. This morning I was at mile 3 of a 4 mile run when I tripped on uneven concrete and fell. My left hand has a small place on it but my right knee and right elbow took the brunt of the fall. My hand-held water bottle p... Read more
St. Jude Half-Marathon Registration
Friday, May 03, 2013      4 comments

I have registered for the December 7 St. Jude Memphis Half-Marathon! I am so excited. Now I have to get registered for the Murfreesboro Middle Half-Marathon for October 12. Registration opens on June 1 and it will sell out quickly. ... Read more
Struggling this month!
Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

This past month has really been a struggle with my eating. I have continued to run. I am training for a 10K race on May 11. But I have regained 7 pounds from my lowest point of 142. I am eating way beyond full and eating a lot of junk food. I kn... Read more
Half-Marathon Race Results
Saturday, March 16, 2013      9 comments

This morning I ran my second half-marathon, the first one was three years ago. I finished today with a time of 2:16:45 for a PR. I also came in 2nd in the 50 - 54 year old age group so I brought home a trophy. I was really surprised to get a tro... Read more
Headed out to run half-marathon!
Saturday, March 16, 2013      1 comments

I am about to leave my house to go run my second half-marathon, first one in three years!... Read more
A Look Back at February!
Thursday, February 28, 2013      5 comments

My half marathon training plan is going great! I have run two long runs of 13.1 on two Saturdays this month. The half is two weeks from this Saturday and I have two long runs left on the schedule. I have been adding in some interval runs and spe... Read more
Looking Back on January
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

January has been a great month in regards to running but the weight loss has been slow and tedious. Two weeks ago I had a very stressful week and returned to stress eating. After the scales showed a gain of 3 pounds at the end of that week I kn... Read more

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